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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Colombia: Court throws out retrograde ...
24 October 2013

The decision of Colombia's Constitutional Court to throw out reforms of the country's military justice system is a setback for government attempts to shield ...

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Colombia: Indigenous activists threatened
21 October 2013

There are reports that the Colombian security forces are using excessive force against Indigenous Peoples protesting in several parts of the country, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/047/2013

Colombia: Afro-descendant people threatened
7 October 2013

Afro-descendant people forcibly displaced from their collective lands in northern Colombia have been threatened by paramilitaries as they try to reclaim ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/046/2013

Colombia: HOMICIDIO DE LÍDER COMUNITARIA, EN ...
4 October 2013

Se exige una investigación sobre el homicidio de Adelinda Gómez Gaviria, líder comunitaria del departamento del Cauca, en el suroeste de Colombia ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/045/2013

Colombia: Community leader killed, others at risk
4 October 2013

Investigation demanded into the killing of Adelinda Gómez Gaviria, a community leader in Cauca Department, southwest Colombia, who had been opposing ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/045/2013

Colombia: Community leader killed, others at risk: Nelson ...
25 September 2013

A community leader was killed when he planned to return to Ituango municipality, Northern Colombia, from where hundreds were forcibly displaced ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/044/2013

Colombia: Death threats for human rights defenders
25 September 2013

Four human rights defenders received a death threat in Cali, south-western Colombia. All four women are campaigning for justice in cases of serious ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/043/2013

Colombia: Amnesty International cautions against measures ...
19 September 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 23/040/2013. 19 September 2013. Amnesty International ...

Document       AMR 23/040/2013

Colombia: Paramilitary abduction near peace community
18 September 2013

Colombian soldiers and paramilitaries have threatened members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó and other civilians in the area. A ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/042/2013

Colombia: Government urged to halt paramilitaries
13 September 2013

Paramilitaries are threatening to kill Afro-descendants in the Cacarica River Basin in north-western Colombia. There is an imminent threat of forced ...

Urgent Action       AMR 23/041/2013